Indiana University Helps Students with Disabilities Succeed

The Indiana University School of Continuing Studies (SCS) distance education program offers opportunities for people with disabilities to further their education outside a traditional classroom.  The distance-learning program helps students to achieve their high school or higher education academic goals through online courses and one-on-one support from instructors and staff. SCS offers: Two general studies […]

Donate Your Used Computers to Help Students as They Head Back to School

Help support students with disabilities get back to school by donating your used computers to the INDATA Depot at Easter Seals Crossroads. Currently, we have a need for laptop computers and LCD monitors with minimum requirements of: · Two to four years old · Pentium 4 Processor · At least 512 megabytes (MB) of RAM · […]

Apple iPhone 4 Shows New Accessibility Features

As Apple launches their iPhone 4, new accessibility features will be available to help people with disabilities.  Accessibility features provide support for vision, hearing, and physical and motor skill disabilities.  The following are some of the new accessibility features that the new Apple iPhone 4 will provide: Screen Reading with VoiceOver: Instead of memorizing keyboard […]

Trekker Training: GPS Training Program

What: The First Dog Guide School GPS Training Program Where: Leader Dogs for the Blind: Rochester, Michigan Why: This lightweight GPS device is worn around the user’s neck and looks like a fancy calculator with up-and-down arrows and menu buttons to input data. A speaker or headphones can be attached to the Trekker so the […]

Easter Seals Crossroads Golf Outing

What: Easter Seals Crossroads Golf Outing When: Thursday, July 15, 2010 Where: Broadmoor Country Club located at 2155 Kessler Blvd. Indianapolis, IN Why: This is an event to benefit children and adults with special needs through adaptive technology. All proceeds will help to fund the Clinical  Assistive Technology Department of Easter Seals Crossroads. Cost: $250 individual, […]